COWIfonden is a commercial, independent Danish foundation set up to develop the COWI Group in cooperation with its management and employees.
COWIfonden was created in 1973, when the former partners transferred ownership to a private limited company with COWIfonden as the sole owner.
In 2010, a new group structure was set up with COWI Holding A/S as the parent company. COWIfonden is the majority shareholder in the parent company, which in turn is the majority shareholder – either directly or indirectly – of all the companies in the COWI Group.
Apart from COWIfonden, employees in a number of COWI Group Companies as well as external board members on the board of directors of COWI Holding A/S and COWIfonden can buy shares in COWI Holding A/S.
According to its charter, COWIfonden is obliged to:
The COWI Group is a leading consultancy firm that offers its unique services in selected markets.
The COWI Group is a profitable and competitive firm in Denmark as well as internationally.
The COWI Group delivers consultancy services of the highest quality and professional standards and at the same time remains a desirable workplace.
All units in the COWI Group conduct their business within the overall framework of the following set of values:
The Foundation makes substantial donations to research and development projects at universities or research institutes that have a long-term effect and perspective inside the COWI Group's fields of activity.
COWIfonden has identified the following primary goals:
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